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Unique historic cottage located on Estero Bay with sweeping views of the bay and harbor where you can watch dolphins play, view many birds and watch the boats go by. There is a private fishing and boat dock and the white sand beaches are just steps away. This home has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths sleeps 8. It also has a private 1 bedroom suite downstairs sleeps 4 more. Master bedroom has a king bed and the guest rooms have a queen and 2 twins, there is a sleeper sofa in the living room and there is a den. The large open deck is great for family entertainment while watching the dolphins play, bird viewing and seeing the local shrimp boats go by. In addition this home has a 1 bedroom 1 bath suite with a separate entrance downstairs. This area has a king in the bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living area with a refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven and coffee maker (no full kitchen). This suite can be rented on its own or for an additional fee can be rented with the upstairs.
TVs are located in living room, den and master bedroom....moreless
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You can see the Gulf of Mexico waters from the bedrooms. Beach access is less than a block. ...moreless
Fort Myers Beach Times Square entertainment district is less than a mile by walking or hop the trolly. ...moreless
Located on beautiful Estero Bay with private boat dock, beach access just steps away. Panoramic bay views from the living area, kitchen and the large open deck. Watch dolphins play & the boats go by!...moreless
Fall Specials Sep 13 - Dec 12, 2015 3 night min stay
$300 Fri, Sat
Winter 2015/2016 Dec 13 - Apr 9, 2016 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
$350 Fri, Sat
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$79
Cleaning$125 + tax
Rates are subject to change until confirmed with deposit. Rental of the additional 1 bedroom, 1 bath downstairs is extra and can be rented separately or with the 3 bedroom cottage upstairs. Special rates may apply for holidays.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Located on the quiet north end of Estero Island also known as Ft. Myers Beach, yet within walking distance of the shops and restaurants of the Times Square and Bay Walk entertainment districts. The majestic everglades are just a short drive away, as well as Bush Gardens and all the theme parks of the Orlando area.
Year Purchased: 1950
About the owner: Our family owned and operated a beachfront resort on Estero Island for almost 50 years, this cottage was the beginning of that resort and has been honored with an Historic Designation. Three generations of the family still reside on the island and are involved in many community activities.
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, North Island: This cottage was our most popular and generations of families returned year after year. This cottage is large and spacious giving families lots of room to relax. You can see the bay & harbor from the living area, dinning area and even the kitchen. There is a large open deck with plenty of space for entertaining family & friends as well as just relaxing watching the dolphins & boats go by. The dock offers a great place to fish, sun, watch the dolphins play and see all the boats go by. Enjoy old Florida living at its best.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: This cottage has beautiful views of the sunrise over Estero Bay. Our local bottle-nose dolphins can be seen daily, as well as an occasional manatee and our native birds can be seen in abundance. the location is quiet but within an easy walk of the Times Square entertainment where you will find many shops, restaurants, ice cream shop and a candy shop